US$300 billion asset manager Janus Henderson has announced four promotions in its fixed income platform which will take effect from 1 October.
Current credit portfolio manager, Seth Meyer, will move into the newly created role of head of fixed income strategy while retaining portfolio manager responsibilities. He has 24 years of experience in the financial industry across a variety of investment and client-focused roles.
In his new role, Mr Meyer will work with global head of fixed income, Jim Cielinski, on facilitating the strategic and commercial direction of Janus Henderson’s fixed income platform while also having responsibility for leading its fixed income client portfolio management team and implementing the ESG strategy within its fixed income franchise.
Tom Ross, a corporate credit portfolio manager at Janus Henderson with 20 years of active management industry experience, has been appointed to lead the firm’s high yield franchise while John Lloyd, the former co-head of credit research with 24 years of financial industry experience, will lead its multi-sector credit franchise.
Mr Ross will be responsible for leading investment strategy and portfolio management in the high yield franchise as part of his newly created role, while Mr Lloyd will be responsible for creating the strategic framework, leading investment strategy, launching new products and bringing together ideas globally across Janus Henderson’s multi-sector credit franchise.
“Tom and John will ensure portfolios leverage the full depth and breadth of the firm’s global expertise seeking to drive the best outcomes for its clients in adherence with its disciplined, repeatable investment process,” Janus Henderson said.
“They will retain their portfolio manager responsibilities but additionally, will be empowered to seek growth opportunities for these business lines.”
Finally, Mike Talaga has been promoted to head of credit research, North America, to replace John Lloyd. He has 20 years of financial industry experience, including as a credit analyst at the firm since 2015, and will be responsible for overseeing its corporate credit research effort.
“We pride ourselves on the truly global nature of our Fixed Income platform and the collaboration across our teams of investment professionals,” commented Janus Henderson Investors global head of fixed income, Jim Cielinski.
“The promotions we are announcing today further reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation, and better position us to develop new client solutions in these key franchises to help meet the evolving needs of our clients.”
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